Building a Strong Legal Community for the 21st Century
Organized on February 4, 1897 with 33 members, The Jacksonville Bar Association published its objectives in its original constitution: to maintain the honor and dignity of the profession; to regulate the practice; to promote improvements in the law and the methods of its administration; to cultivate professional ethics among its members and to discuss legal topics of general interest.
The Jacksonville Bar Association has more than 2,100 members. While members enjoy continuing legal education seminars and lawyer referral services, the basic mission of The Jacksonville Bar Association remains to enhance the administration of law as well as the professional and social lives of its members.
Published on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
JBA members wishing to run for a seat on the Board of Governors must submit a nomination petition signed by 10 active members of the Association. Nominations must be submitted to the Association office, One Independent Drive, Ste. 2201, Jacksonville, FL 32202 no later than 5:00 P.M., Monday, April 6, 2015 along with a recent color […]
Published on Thursday, February 26th, 2015
The Bench and Bar Professionalism Committee will be accepting nominations through April 17, 2015. There are many outstanding lawyers in our community, and this award is a great way to recognize those members of the JBA who embody and embrace the ideals of professionalism and who practice law with integrity, honor and civility. If you […]